SOURCE: HomeBanc

HomeBanc

December 03, 2009 13:46 ET

HomeBanc Further Grows Mortgage Lending Staff

Bank Hires Tricia E. Shorten and Angie Young Dufort as Mortgage Loan Officers

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwire - December 3, 2009) - Tampa-based HomeBancorp, Inc. has named Tricia E. Shorten and Angie Young Dufort as Mortgage Loan Officer for HomeBanc. Ms. Shorten is based in the bank's Lake Mary loan-production office located at 100 Colonial Center Parkway, and Ms. Young Dufort is based in HomeBanc's Gainesville loan production office located at 4031-A Northwest 97th Boulevard.

Ms. Shorten brings to HomeBanc several years of mortgage lending experience and more than 12 years of banking experience. She can be reached at (321) 832-1865 or tricia.shorten@homebanc.com.

Ms. Young Dufort brings to HomeBanc more than nine years of mortgage lending experience. She has a Bachelor's degree in human resource development with a minor in business from the University of Florida, and her community and professional affiliations include Women's Counsel of Realtors, Gainesville Alachua County Association of Realtors and Professional People in Real Estate. Ms. Young Dufort can be reached at (352) 514-3168 or angie.dufort@homebanc.com.

HomeBanc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tampa-based HomeBancorp, Inc., with full-service branch locations in Lake Mary, Lakewood Ranch (Sarasota), Belleair Bluffs and three branches in Tampa at Rocky Point, on Dale Mabry at I-275 and Westchase. HomeBanc also operates loan-production offices in Tampa, Lake Mary, Brandon, Lakeland, Gainesville and Bonita Springs.

HomeBanc offers an array of retail-deposit products, along with SBA loans, special lower-rate FHA loans for first-time buyers and residential mortgage loans. It has grown to more than $200,000,000 in assets since its inception in 2007, and is committed to exceeding customer-service expectations and making the company a Great Place to Work® and a Great Place to Bank. The corporate headquarters of HomeBancorp is located on the 41st floor of the Bank of America Plaza building at 101 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa. More information on HomeBanc can be found at www.HomeBanc.com.